Monthly Archives: August 2016

Date Night Movie Review: Though None Go with Me

The following is a true conversation: My husband:  “Now, who are the people in this movie? Jo…Beth…?” (This was as we started one of our at-home movie date nights a few weeks ago.) Me: (feeling amused that he is mistaking … Continue reading

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Can You Really Homeschool Using Angry Birds? Connor Boyack’s 2015 ABE Conference Talk

Today’s back-to-school video features Connor Boyack, the amazing guy behind the Libertas Institute. Libertas works to get liberty-based legislation passed in Utah. In this video, Connor details how he homeschools his son using his son’s passion for Angry Birds. I’m … Continue reading

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Familysearch and The Psychology of Amazon Prime: A Visit from My Son

So two weeks after my out of the nest daughter visited, we got a visit from her older brother, our returned missionary son. They are both software engineering majors at BYU-I. She just finished up her internship and he’s starting … Continue reading

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Who’s Ever Heard of a Bone Bruise? A Visit from My Daughter

My daughter who left the nest over two years ago got to be here for a whole week! (I wrote about when she went off to college here. Can you believe it’s been over two years? It was three years … Continue reading

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Come Hear Music Based on Eternal Warriors Principles!

Copyright © 2016 Sons of Helaman, All rights reserved. I m so excited! Larisa is such a talented viola player, singer, and songwriter! She wrote these original songs, the lyrics and the music, based on Eternal Warriors principles. I remember … Continue reading

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Cousin Time in Utah 2016 Part 1!

Last month, June 2016, we had a “de facto” family reunion in Utah. It wasn’t planned as a family reunion per se with set activities every day, like swimming or boating or sightseeing. God, through His loving Providence, arranged things … Continue reading

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How to Create a Family Culture Based on Books

After reading The Read Aloud Handbook years ago I got totally inspired about how much reading aloud builds kids’ brains. Since then I have wanted “a family culture built on books.” I like to think that my older kids who … Continue reading

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